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American Authors on the Web
A huge list of articles featuring American authors from Ernest Hemingway to Arudhati Roy.

Authors Guild
The Author's Guild is the nation's largest society of published authors and is a leading advocate for fair compensation, free speech, and copyright protection.

Authors & Illustrators on the Web
The Internet has become a great source of information about a great many children's writers and illustrators. The websites listed here include authors' personal websites and websites maintained by fans, scholars, and readers.

Ghost Writing With Cathy Gileadi
Cathy Gileadi offers ghost-writing, research, editing and rewriting. She works with all sorts of subject matter, including business, computer, marketing, novels and art.

Native American Authors
This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites.

Nordic Authors
Project Runeberg's continuously updated database of more than 12,000 authors and other relevant people from the Nordic countries, including hundreds of detailed biographies.

Novelists, Inc.
Novelists, Inc. keeps its members connected, communicating, and well-informed while striving to better the status of fiction writers.

Peter's Place of Freelance Journalism
Peter's Place is devoted exclusively to the business of freelance journalism, with a touch of humor. This is a primarily a professional site with some information for new journalists. Peter's Place is updated regularly and welcomes your comments and suggestions.

Samantha Valentine's Literary World
Samantha Valentine is an accomplished British author and a master in light-hearted ghost stories. She also acts on behalf of authors as a literary agent.

Suite 101
Suite 101 primarily consists of "how-to" articles on writing novels. Each week, author Kim Kay takes one aspect and offers tips and suggestions. In addition, once every now and then, she interviews a published novelist to find out his or her secrets for success.

Timeless Hemingway
A favorite maxim of Ernest Hemingway was "il faut d'abord durer" roughly translating to "first, one must endure." Come see why this writer has endured.

Write4Kids
All about writing books and stories for children: advice, how-to info, tips, messaging, research links and much more.

Write Better, Get Published
Inside this site you'll be shown how to write, how you can successfully market what you write to magazines and book publishers, and how you can choose the publishing option that's best for you.